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  1. on the noseadjective

    Exact; precise; appropriate.

    His estimate that they would consume 23 boxes was on the nose.

    on the button, on the dot

Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the nose, on the buttonadverb

    being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion

    "his guess was on the nose"; "the prediction for snow was right on the button"

    on the button


  2. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the buttonadverb

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

    exactly, incisively, on the dot, on the button, precisely, just


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  1. Joe Borelli:

    This will be something that will be engrained in the memory, it will be a slight thumb in the nose of Kim Jong Un.

  2. Carolyn McClanahan:

    You can't predict 30 years; not even 10, you will never get the money figured out on the nose.

  3. George Strait:

    We’re just trying to get people to try it, you know, so many people have a little phobia about drinking tequila. [ They think ] it's going to be nasty, you're going to hold your nose and drink it down as fast as you can and suck on a lime and lick some salt — but our tequila certainly isn't that way.

  4. William Haseltine:

    But there's another one which I am very worried about, which is our schools, the latest data just shows that children under five have 10 to 100 times as much virus in their nose.

  5. Rick Carlisle:

    At times it's tough for Luka Doncic because Luka Doncic feels like Luka Doncic can thread any needle, and throw the ball through one guy's nose, through his rear end and( to) a team mate. You just can't do that in this league on a consistent basis.

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Translations for on the nose

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  • exact, précisé, pile poilFrench

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